Tag: College of Health Professions


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UTHSC Student’s Data Application Influencing Health Care Outcomes During Pandemic

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Leigh McCormack, an online PhD student in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is using her technology startup to make a difference in health care outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. McCormack, who is focusing her studies on health policy in the Health Informatics and Information Management program, is… Read More


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Madlock-Brown Gives Keynote Presentation at Oregon State University’s End of Summer Symposium

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Charisse Madlock-Brown, PhD, MLS, assistant professor of Health Informatics and Information Management  in the College of Health Professions and co-director of Informatics at the Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University  of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently gave the keynote address at Oregon State University’s End of Summer Symposium via Zoom. The title… Read More


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UTHSC Alumnae Start Camp for Children With Special Needs

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When UTHSC College of Health Professions alumna and pediatric physical therapist Ashleigh Dalton, DPT, was researching recreational resources for her clients, she noticed that there was a lack of summer camps available for children with special needs.  So, she teamed up with fellow COHP alumna and pediatric occupational therapist Helen Berry, OTR/L, to start Camp… Read More


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$1 Million Grant to Aid Work with Hearing Impaired Children

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Faculty members in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville have received a $1.08 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will allow graduate students to receive… Read More


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Kasser Named Interim Chair of Physical Therapy at UTHSC

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The College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Richard Kasser, PhD, PT, interim chair and program director for the for the Department of Physical Therapy. In addition to this role, Dr. Kasser will continue to serve in his current position as assistant dean for Student Affairs in the… Read More


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OT Podcast Has Worldwide Reach

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Stephanie Lancaster, program director for the UTHSC Department of Occupational Therapy, saw a gap in the podcast world and decided to take a chance in sharing her love of occupational therapy with others by developing a podcast titled “On The Air.” To get started, Dr. Lancaster discovered tips and tricks online about how to start… Read More


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Tricia Hedinger Co-Authors Stuttering Book

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Tricia Hedinger, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, associate professor and speech-language pathologist in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has co-authored a book about childhood stuttering, titled “BullyBlossom: A Tale of Overcoming Bullies and Embracing Stuttering to Live a Life of Achievement.” Hedinger wrote the book with Knoxville businessman and… Read More


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Hassan Aziz Named President-Elect of American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science

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Hassan Aziz, PhD, FACSs, MLS(ASCP)cm, executive associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs and interim chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named president-elect of the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science. Dr. Aziz will hold… Read More